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CLL Is Highly Recommended Nationally and in New York in the 2021 and 2022 Editions of "IP Stars" Published by Managing IP


Managing IP’s 2022 Edition of “IP Stars” ranked CLL in New York as “Highly Recommended” in the areas of Trademark Contentious, and Trademark Prosecution. Nationally, it listed CLL in Tier 2 (only a few firms were ranked higher) in the areas of Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution. 

The 2021 Edition of “IP Stars” (the most recent in this area of law) ranked CLL Nationally and in New York in Tier 1 in the area of Copyright & related rights.

In 2021, the firm also was shortlisted by Managing IP for the Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year in the Northeast award.

“IP Stars” rated the following individual attorneys in 2021: 


Maryann E. Licciardi (Trademark star)
Joel Karni Schmidt (Trademark & Copyright star)

New York

Jonathan Z. King ( Trademark star)
Richard S. Mandel (Trademark and Copyright star)
Deborah K. Squiers (Trademark star)
Mary L. Kevlin (Notable practitioner)
Maryann E. Licciardi (Trademark star)
Joel Karni Schmidt (Trademark & Copyright star)

IP Stars is a publication of Managing IP owned by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.  The research for these rankings is conducted rigorously and impartially by their team of research analysts in London, New York and Hong Kong. Each year they request information from thousands of firms, IP practitioners and their clients through interviews, email and online surveys.  Before compiling the rankings, their analysts also conduct their own independent research, including an analysis of publicly available information (such as court or IP office data) and existing data they hold on firms. The aspects assessed for the firm rankings include expertise, workload, market reputation/record, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a given practice area. More information about their methodology is available here

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